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Oct 20, 2021

West Balochistan : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs Taking Up Arbabi Case With Iran Government

UNPO welcomes the adoption of the case of the enforced disappearance of the West Baloch Hamidullah Arbabi, by the respective UN Special Rapporteurs for Iran, Arbitrary Detention, Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances and Torture. Mr Arbabi’s disappearance, like so many other minority ethnic citizens who dare speak out in Iran, is symptomatic of a broader issue of lack of respect for the basic...

Oct 20, 2021

West Balochistan : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs...

UNPO welcomes the adoption of the case of the enforced disappearance of the West Baloch Hamidullah Arbabi, by the respective UN Special Rapporteurs for Iran, Arbitrary Detention, Enforced or Involuntary...

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Apr 15, 2021

Compromised Space: Foreign State Reprisals against...

A UNPO investigation, published in a report on 15 April 2021, highlights that foreign States, including Iran, Russia and China, are in the process of a serious escalation of attacks against diaspora communities,...

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Feb 06, 2021

UNPO joins global call for urgent action on arbitrarily...

36 civil society and human rights organizations, including the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), have jointly made an urgent appeal to the international community to secure the release...

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Sep 07, 2020

East Turkestan: Disney Under Fire For Filming...

Disney has come under heavy scrutiny for its latest production of Mulan, most of which was filmed in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China. In the final credits of the film, Disney specifically thanked...

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Aug 24, 2020

Southern Mongolia: China Censors And Threatens...

In response to widespread discontent among Southern Mongolians in China due to the phasing out of Mongolian-language education, the Chinese government has imposed a “systemic crackdown” in...

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Aug 17, 2020

Barotse Political Leader Dies in Zambian Pris...

One of the three political leaders of Barotseland, Likando Pelekelo (65), who had been imprisoned for advocating independence for Barotseland, has died in a prison in Zambia. The circumstances of the death...

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Aug 04, 2020

UNPO General Assembly: "Self-Determination...

On 3 August 2020, the XV General Assembly of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization adopted a resolution on the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal 16. The resolution highlights...

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Jul 28, 2020

East Turkestan: Despite Growing International...

The increasing evidence of severe human rights abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) against the Uyghur minority population in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China has left many countries...

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